U.K. Company to Phase Out Internal Email by 2014

After analyzing employee communication patterns and finding that the average employee spent 40% of his/her time on internal emails that added no value to the business, the U.K.'s Halton Housing Trust will phase out internal email by 2014. During the analysis, the company learned that 75,000 of the 95,000 emails sent by employees were internal, as were the 68% of the 127,000 received emails. The company has not yet decided which channel(s) of communication will replace email and will review options throughout 2013.

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